Karachi: Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that 5th July 1977 will always be remembered as Black Day in the history of Pakistan when first democratically elected Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was overthrown by dictator General Zia.
In a statement on the eve of 5th July, he said that grains of all evils including Kalashnikov culture, heroin and extremism were planted by the dictator into the society plunging the whole country into a mess.
Terrorism of today is rooted in July 5th coup and all those responsible for it are directly or indirectly involved in the horrible conditions our nation is thrown into, he said.
Paying rich tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, PPP leader said the visionary leadership of Bhutto Shaheed laid sound foundation of the state of Pakistan and gifted it with the first ever Constitution of consensus.
One-man, one-vote, issuing passports to everybody, founding Pakistan Steel, Heavy Mechanical Complex, nuclear technology and so many other mega projects for bringing economic activity into motion are among a few achievements that the elected Prime Minister accomplished in a brief period.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said country don’t need cosmetic proceedings aimed at playing to the galleries and stressed for action against all the dictators of past without any discrimination.
He said the sacrifices given by the leadership and the workers of Pakistan Peoples Party for democracy and rights of the people remain unmatched and every worker and leader of the Party reiterates their commitment to the democratic struggle and mission launched by Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and carried forward to the next generations by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pledged that his Party will never bow before any kind of dictatorship as power rests with people.